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Poster: Telephone Toughguy Date: Apr 3, 2007 4:23pm
Forum: ourmedia Subject: Re: Get sued for this?

They are fast now... I was reprimanded via email for sursing out and threatening jihadi's! I was also told not to make forum posts about spam or illegal uploads and email them instead... considering it.

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Poster: direwolf0701 Date: Apr 3, 2007 4:37pm
Forum: ourmedia Subject: Re: Get sued for this?

you were reprimanded for "threatening" jihadi's???? are you shittin me?? by the LMA??? for what those fuckers are posting on here???

nice, real nice

go LMA (insert sarcasm)

(and the LMA is located in the Presidio right?? - try gettin a clue as to the history of what the Presidio is)

sorry for ranting - maybe i'm misinterpreting this and/or way out of line

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Poster: rastamon Date: Apr 3, 2007 4:44pm
Forum: ourmedia Subject: Re: Get sued for this?

the Presidio was a Military Base that stood in defense of San Francisco. But now, San Francisco has to be sennnnnnnsitive to the jihadists and scornful of the US Military-hee-haw!
http://www.nps.gov/prsf/

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Poster: direwolf0701 Date: Apr 3, 2007 4:59pm
Forum: ourmedia Subject: Re: Get sued for this?

you know, (sorry to those livin in San Fran) - but that just soooo figures -

culture of PC and wussbags in that city - what a bunch of bleeding heart sally's who'd sell us down Osama's undershorts if he promised to legalize gay marriage nationally - flower power to Dick and Dick (Jane had a sex change)

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Poster: rastamon Date: Apr 4, 2007 3:54pm
Forum: ourmedia Subject: Re: Get sued for this?

Yeah San Franciso, a city hijacked by scumsucking Urban Terrorists on bikes -SHAME!! Read on >>


Phillip Matier, Andrew Ross
Wednesday, April 4, 2007

It was supposed to be a birthday night out for the kids in San Francisco, but instead turned into a Critical Mass horror show -- complete with a pummeled car, a smashed rear window and little children screaming in terror.

The spontaneous Critical Mass bike rides, in which thousands of free-spirited cyclists roam the city, have been a fixture on the last Friday night of the month since the early 1990s. But even bike-weary cops, who have seen their share of traffic disturbances and minor skirmishes, weren't prepared for what happened during the latest exercise of pedal power.

Here's the story:

Susan Ferrando, her husband, their two children and three preteens had come to San Francisco from Redwood City to celebrate the birthday of Ferrando's 11-year-old daughter. They went to Japantown, where they enjoyed shopping and taking in the blooming cherry blossoms.

Things took a turn for the worse at about 9 p.m., when the family was leaving Japantown -- just as the party of about 3,000 bikers was winding down its monthly red-lights-be-damned ride through the city.

Suddenly, Ferrando said, her car was surrounded by hundreds of cyclists.

Not being from San Francisco, Ferrando thought she might have inadvertently crossed paths with a bicycle race and couldn't figure out why the police, who she had just passed, hadn't warned her.

Confusion, however, quickly turned to terror, she said, when the swarming cyclists began wildly circling around and then running into the sides of her Toyota van.

Filled with panic, Ferrando said, she started inching forward until coming to a stop at Post and Gough streets, where she was surrounded by bikers on all sides.

A biker in front blocked her as another biker began pounding on the windshield. Another was pounding on her window. Another pounded the other side.

"It seemed like they were using their bikes as weapons,'' Ferrando said. One of the bikers then threw his bike -- shattering the rear window and terrifying the young girls inside.

All the while, Ferrando was screaming, "There are children in this car! There are children in this car!"

She had the presence of mind to dial 911 on her cell phone -- and within minutes, the squad of motorcycle cops who were assigned to keep an eye on the ride descended on the scene.

The cyclists were loudly demanding that Ferrando be arrested for hit and run.

According to police, Ferrando had allegedly tapped one of the cyclists' tires.

When the alleged bicycle victim was approached, however, he said he wasn't hurt. He also refused to give his name or any other information.

Then, after a few swear words, the alleged victim took off on his bike while the rest of the crowd continued to yell at both the cops and the van.

Sgt. Ed Callejas -- the lead cop on the scene and a veteran of Critical Mass rides since their inception -- said he'd never seen anything like it before.

"I've seen the bikes swarm cars, and scratch them as they go by. I've seen guys get out of their cars and start fighting with the bikers, but if you had seen the faces on those little girls in tears,'' Callejas said. "All I could do was apologize for what they had been through."

The sergeant suggested that Ferrando write a letter to the mayor.

Estimated damage to the car: $5,300.

For Callejas and other cops assigned to the bike ride, Critical Mass has long been a study in contradictions.

For starters, San Francisco is a "green" city, and bike riding is about as green as you can get -- yet residents and commuters complain endlessly about getting trapped in the rides.

The city tries to ignore the unplanned rides, but there are always cops on hand to monitor the gatherings, even though any kind of traffic planning is impossible because no route is announced.

And even though the rides are held every month, Critical Mass has no organized leadership -- so no one can be held accountable for the group's actions.

In 1997, then-Mayor Willie Brown tried to control the rides. The result was anarchy and mass arrests.

Since then, the rides have shrunk in size. The city's generally hands-off attitude leaves cops as little more than bystanders.

"We sit there and they just go right through the red lights,'' Sgt. Callejas said. "What else can we do? Arrest one rider while 500 keep going?

"The only way to control this is through a massive effort by police and the Sheriff's Department,'' he said.

As for reaction from City Hall, Mayor Gavin Newsom said such acts of violence -- if true -- "only serve to undermine the worthwhile message of Critical Mass, which is to raise the awareness of bike transportation issues."

The mayor also said that -- if the charges are grounded -- he expected the attackers to be "punished to the greatest extent of the law."

Riiight.

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Poster: Telephone Toughguy Date: Apr 4, 2007 4:11pm
Forum: ourmedia Subject: Re: Get sued for this?

This is half hilarious and half outrageous. Tourists, men in lycra ball huggers, it's bound to be a party in SF.

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Poster: rastamon Date: Apr 4, 2007 4:40pm
Forum: ourmedia Subject: Re: Get sued for this?

A bevy of police should wade thru those biker scumbags with billy clubs and tasers, arrest them and confiscate their bikes permanently.
The "homeless" street bums should be rounded up and put in the jails & Mental Institutions where most of them belong.

All in a tough-loving way of course! xox